Three Olive Spread

Three Olive Spread


"This recipe was given to me by a coworker for the holidays. It is best when made with olives purchased at a deli. Serve with your favorite cracker, baguettes or thin italian bread slices."


1 h 15 m servings 46 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 46 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.3g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 284 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine the black olives, green olives, kalamata olives, and garlic in the container of a food processor. Pulse to chop, then add balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Process until smooth. Refrigerate for at least one hour, or overnight if possible, before serving.
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  1. 55 Ratings


This is SOOOOO good. People ask me all the time "what is this"?! I don't use kalamata olives because usaully I forget so 1 use one can of black olives and one jar of spanish olives. I also sugge...

Very good but I added some ingredients, which made it even better. I added a handful of grated Parm cheese and a handful of chopped walnuts. Everybody loved it!!!

Guests ate this up! AWESOME (I love olives) Changes: 2 T balsamic vinegar, 1.5 T olive oil, 2-3 garlic cloves. For those of you without food processors, don't be afraid to use your blender. J...

This is similar to tapenade. Try it with a tuna salad, on a tuna salad sandwich, or on a sandwich with baked salmon and avocado. If you're near a Trader Joe, you can buy a jar of tapenade. ...

I made this for a party- it was very popular! I served it in a bread bowl with baguette slices on the side and garnished with whole olives. The balsamic vinegar adds a great sweet/sour note to...

This is SOOOO yummy! I was trying to emulate an olive spread we would get at a deli near where we used to live. This is a near perfect match! I only used 1 tablespoon of the balsamic because ...

I just made this and it is wonderful even before refrigeration. I added about one-quarter of a cup of grated parmesean and loved the flavor it added.

I just made this for Easter and had everyone asking for the recipe. It's fantastic. You've got to be a big fan of olives though....which my family is. Definitely a keeper!

I enjoyed this spread. If you are an olive fan, you will too! It is a bit salty but that is to be expected with it being 99% olives. I think it would be interesting to try adding some grated che...